Posts Tagged ‘better business relationships’

Jul 31

August Card of the Month: Say Thank You to your clients

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Purchase customized greeting cards and thank your clients in a special way.

In CrowdThis card is on sale during the month of August. You can purchase in batches as small as 25 cards, and you can have your business information printed inside. A fun way to show customers they are appreciated!

25 cards customized for your business for less than $2 each.

This is one of the most efficient ways to market your business – and customers who feel recognized and appreciated will bring you more business.

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Jan 18

Customized Thank You Cards Open the Door for Better Business Relationships

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How powerful is a simple “Thank you”?

More powerful than you might have thought. A recent study by University of New South Wales in Australia psychology professor Lisa Williams, and Gonzaga University assistant psychology professor Monica Bartlett showed that expressing gratitude to someone could encourage that person to help you with your needs. When you are in business for yourself, setting yourself apart in a personal way usually opens the door for better business relationships.

As the authors say in their paper’s abstract: “In line with the proposed find function of gratitude expressions, recipients of expressions of gratitude were more likely to extend the effort to continue the relationship with the novel peer by providing that peer with a means to contact them.”

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Nov 16

Snail-mail Greeting Cards are a very effective way to Retain Clients

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Marketing and advertising are essential to getting clients. After acquiring clients, you work hard to provide quality products and give excellent service.

But after everything is said and done, what do you do to keep them coming back? There is a highly effective way to maintain loyalty and retain clients: send them an actual envelope-sealed greeting card.
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May 4

Is Cell Phone Abuse Creeping into Your Workplace?

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Cell Phone Abuse at WorkCell phones and smart phones are here to stay and we love them!

The convenience of making or receiving a call at any time, any place (well, almost), far outweighs the negatives about cell phones and smart phones.

So how can a cell phone possibly be troublesome in the workplace? What exactly is the growing concern?

Perhaps this inexcusable scenario may sound familiar to you: MORE

Apr 7

Turn The Beat Around: Music In The Workplace

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music in the workplaceEver notice all the music around you?

It’s played in grocery stores, restaurants, elevators, doctors’ offices, nail salons, car dealerships, gas stations (yes, while you are pumping gas), business offices and even the parking lots!

Is music in the workplace appropriate? You bet it is.

Does music boost employee morale? Yes to that one too.

Music plays a positive role in most of our lives personally and professionally.

Music acts as an important component in building a customer service culture in the workplace. MORE

Mar 3

You owe it to your customers to only hire happy people

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hire happy peopleThe job interview process can be a bit like hopping on the merry-go-round at the park. Businesses ask, “do you have experience?” And of course, our thoughts were “how do we get experience if no one will hire us?” Can’t they see we are trainable and happy people?

If you are looking to fill any position within your organization, you owe it to yourself, your existing employees and most importantly to your customers, to hire happy people.

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Feb 1

Customer Loyalty… Don’t let it go or it will be GONE!

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customer loyaltyMany businesses don’t take the time to get to know their customers.  Companies run them through like a bunch of cattle and then wonder why they don’t come back.

As a business owner it is your responsibility to build customer loyalty – through programs and incentives that are genuine.

Yes, customers want fast service but they also want your attention and want you to take time with them.  A major complaint is that no one really seems to care anymore, and when you provide superior customer service and follow-up with customer concerns, you can start to build customer loyalty. MORE